1962, the Russian relationship with the United States was at a very dangerous point. With nuclear annihilation on everyone’s mind, President Kennedy calls upon an old friend to help out in The Phantom: President Kennedy’s Mission.
The year is 1962, and the Phantom returns once again in a new adventure!
Hermes Press has a new collection of classic comics on the way. The publisher announced Walt Kelly’s The Adventures of Peter Wheat will arrive in January 2017.
For the first time, Jim Davis, creator of Garfield is headed to the San Diego Comic-Con, and is doing it exclusively with Hermes Press.
Hermes Press has announced a new The Phantom mini-series that is going to arrive this summer, and as part of the announcement the publisher has tapped Ron Goulart to write, and Sean Joyce to provide the art.
The Phantom has been around for about as long as the most popular superheroes, and in August, Hermes Press will release the first collection of his Avon book run.
Internationally recognized pop-culture historian Dr. Thomas Andrae is joining Hermes Press as a Special Projects Editor. Andrae has authored such books as Carl Barks and the Disney Comic Book, Creators of the Superheroes, and is co-author of such titles as Walt Kelly: the Life and Art of the Creator of Pogo and Batman and Me (with Bob Kane).
Hermes Press has announced it is collecting Frank Thorne’s good girl art in a new volume, Frank Thorne’s Battling Beauties.
Press Release The comic book version of the 20th Century’s most famous fictional magician sees print again in Hermes Press’ deluxe version of King Features comics’ Mandrake the Magician! Lee Falk’s newspaper strip, Mandrake the Magician, offered readers, magic, occult and the fantastic and King Feature’s comic book version, which saw print during the height of the Silver Age, was a worthy entry into the world of comic books.
Press Release Alex Raymond was one of the most influential comic strip artists of the 20th Century, creating action-packed art for Secret Agent X-9, the spectacular, classic imagery for Flash Gordon, and the nuanced, brilliant artwork for the detective/film-noiresque Rip Kirby. Now, for the first time, Hermes Press presents a comprehensive, definitive, art monograph covering Raymond’s complete artistic output with an authoritative text by noted comics historian Ron Goulart.
Press Release Coming soon from Hermes Press, Infected By Art Volume Three! This ground-breaking collector’s edition features over 300 pieces of art from the world’s best fantasy, science fiction, and horror artists in a range of various mediums. Each page of this book will feature the name of the artist, the title of the art, the medium in which it was created, and the artist’s website.
Currently, Dynamite Entertainment and Hermes Press are releasing Phantom comics in the United States of America. Other countries have their own Phantom publishers, which is good for a hero that has been around since 1936. Hermes Press has announced issue two of its series, and we have the rundown, after the jump.